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New airports depend on National Airports Strategic Plan

Blueprint will lay guidelines for future projects, taking into account their proximity to existing airports, says deputy transport minister

Lower PSC rates unlikely to take off over ‘legal complications’

Law requires that any revision of the airport rates must be gazetted by the aviation authority, which is not that simple, says source.

Malaysia Airlines tops complaints to Mavcom

Most of the complaints received by airport regulator for Jan 1 to June 30 are for mishandled baggage, processing of refunds and online booking issues.

MAHB hints at sabotage behind KLIA chaos

Airport operator says it 'has not ruled out the possibility that the recent network failure was caused by an act of malicious intent'.

Come 4 hours early, MAHB tells passengers amid KLIA systems glitch

The disruption is expected to continue throughout today.

Mahathir says Malaysian airports can spur economic growth

The prime minister says an airport is an economic catalyst, a tourism enabler and often the first impression of a country.

Penang airport, Subang, Port Kelang to be new digital FTZ

Latest locations in national initiative to make Malaysia a regional e-commerce e-fulfilment hub.

Finance, transport ministries say never informed of new airport plans

The ministry responds to a report of the government's plan to build new airports to serve the northern region.

Ex-KLIA immigration chief suggests ways to stop rogue tourists at airports

Enforcement authorities can find out a foreigner's real intention in coming to Malaysia using the 'psychometric' system.

MAHB registers record profit after tax of RM727.3 mil for FY18

The airports operator hopes to replace the baggage handling system and aerotrains at KLIA.

Transport expert welcomes boost to KLIA-klia2 link

Roger Teoh hails MAHB's plans to introduce airside transfers and interlining, saying this will ensure greater convenience for passengers and boost efficiency for airline operators.

MAHB gets 50-year extension to manage airports nationwide

Malaysia Airports welcomes the decision, saying it shows Putrajaya's confidence in them

After sprucing up airports, MAHB in drive to boost tourist arrivals

Malaysia Airports announces a major campaign to promote the country.

CM: Expand Penang airport first, then do Kulim

Penang Chinese Chambers of Commerce meet state government to express concern over the Kulim project.

Terrorists favour Malaysia due to good air connectivity, says deputy IGP

However, he says police are capable of detecting and intercepting the movement of terrorist groups in the country.

UK terror police say explosive devices sent to transport hubs

The Metropolitan Police's counter-terrorism command is investigating white postal bags that contained small devices, one of which was opened, causing it to ignite.

Imposters trying to cheat travellers at KLIA, cops warn

Police say there has also been a rise in the number of taxi touts.

AirAsia to implement face recognition for flight boarding soon

The budget airline is currently testing the technology.

MAHB profit surges to RM727.30 mil

The airport operator expects Malaysian passenger traffic to grow by 4.9% in 2019.

Pakistan closes airspace as India tensions rise

The decision came after Pakistan said it had shot down two Indian Air Force planes in its airspace Wednesday.

Shut up or we sue, MAHB tells AirAsia

The airports operator says AirAsia should stop making false claims and let the court decide on the matter.

Klia2 exceeds quality of service targets

The targets are set by Mavcom to ensure consistent passenger comfort at the airport.

Airports operator prepares major upgrade works at 20-year-old KLIA

The group CEO of MAHB details plans for the year, which include massive upgrades and improvements to systems to ensure better facilities and comfort for passengers.

German airports strike slashes 600 flights

More than half of 1,050 arranged for Duesseldorf, Cologne-Bonn and Stuttgart flights were blocked.